World of Warcraft: Dragonflight, the new expansion pack of Blizzard and one of the world’s most popular games, World of Warcraft, is playable as of today.
The ninth expansion pack of World of Warcraft, one of Blizzard Entertainment’s most popular games, is out. heroes of the Horde and the Alliance; They are summoned once again to Azeroth to discover the mysterious Dragon Isles and its ancient secrets, where dragon surrogates have returned to reclaim their ancient realm.
Mike Ybarra, President of Blizzard Entertainment, said: “Dragonflight has players’ favorite elements of World of Warcraft: exploration, customization, and the curiosity as stories come to a conclusion. Core systems like the new Talent trees are everything in light of WoW’s legacy over the years. It’s being rebuilt for the kind of player. It’s up to our friends, old and new alike, to enjoy all that Azeroth has to offer for years to come.”
The new Dragon Isles continent consists of five vibrant regions, some of which have the largest area in WoW history: Forbidden Reach, the new starting area for the Dracthyr race; the wild lands of Waking Shores of primordial forces overflowing with elemental energies; the windswept Ohn’ahran Plains, home of the proud centaur clans; the vast Azure Span with tuskarrs fishing among the ancient ruins; the radiant Thaldrazsus, the throne of dragon images and the dragon capital, Valdrakken.
Along with Dragonflight comes World of Warcraft’s first race/class combo, Dracthyr Evoker. Starting at level 58 and offering plenty of character customization, Dracthyr Evoker is the first ranged damage class added to World of Warcraft since the game’s release 18 years ago. With the all-new Empowered magic cast system, players can manipulate dragon tribes’ spells on the battlefields, performing maneuvers that heal allies or damage enemies.
World of Warcraft: Dragonflight
With Dragonriding, players can take flight early in Dragonflight. This brand new system offers players exciting aerial exploration by gaining speed by gliding and then diving steeply down the reins with Dragon Isles dragon mounts. In addition to battling in time-limited and multiplayer races, players will be able to collect an abundance of skin customizations and ability upgrades that will apply to all their characters for the four dragons they can collect on their journey to the new max level 70 in Dragon Isles adventures.
Core systems have been redesigned for Dragonflight, and each will be gradually upgraded with new updates throughout the expansion:
- The all-new Talent tree system provides even more meaningful options and new skill combinations at each level, providing unprecedented gameplay dominance. Starting Talent builds are available for adventurers new and old alike. It’s also now possible to save, modify and share Talent lineups with friends.
- The redesigned dashboard (HUD) and user interface (UI) have become highly effective in delivering key gameplay information on modern screens and surfaces. With the addition of Edit Mode, the HUD UI can now be easily customized by players of all types, and saved lineups can be shared.
- Enhanced professions now become one of the central locations for equipment acquisition. The ability to build a customer network with the new player-based ordering system, unlockable specializations, and the addition of a quality system for both crafting and gathering gives players the fantasy of becoming master craftsmen or gatherers.
Dragonflight is available digitally in the following editions: Base Edition ($49.99); Heroic Edition ($69.99) featuring the new Murkastrasza pet, the Dragonflight level character upgrade (level 60), and the new Tangled Dreamweaver flying mount; all Heroic Edition content plus the Epic Edition ($89.99) featuring Timewalker’s Hearthstone effect, Diadem of the Spell-keeper head slot transmog, Wings of Awakening back slot transmog in five color variants and 30 days of playtime.
A special 12-month subscription offer is currently available ($155.88; equivalent to $12.99 per month). Items available with this offer include: Nether-Gorged Greatwyrm flying mount and Tabard of the Flame for WoW Classic, plus Telix the Stormhorn flying mount, Gargantuan Grrloc ground mount, Festering for WoW Classic, with current 6-month subscription offer rewards Emerald Drake mount and all items included in the 6-month subscription offer announced in January 2023.